Crazy Cake

Tam D

By
@methodmaven

This was my Dad's recipe, and I have no idea where he got it, but I've been making it since I was a kid. It's crazy because you mix the ingredients right in the baking dish! It's super simple and quick, and you can't beat the deep chocolate flavor. Topped with a chocolate butter cream frosting -- you're in chocolate heaven! Did I mention chocolate?! ;)


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Serves:
9-12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1 1/2 c
flour*
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 c
cocoa powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 Tbsp
vinegar
1 tsp
vanilla
1/3 c
vegetable or coconut oil
1 c
cold water

Step-By-Step

1Sift sugar, flour, salt, cocoa, and soda into a 9" square baking dish.

2Then add vinegar, salad oil, vanilla, and cold water.

3Stir together with a fork until nearly lump free -- make sure to get the corners.

4Bake at 350* for 30-35 minutes, til a toothpick comes out clean.

Cool to room temp, and frost.

5NOTES: This makes a nice, deep cake.
I have also used round baking pans, divided the batter between them, and made layer cake (plan much shorter baking time)
Or you could use a spring form pan, for special occasion decorating :)

6*This recipe is easily made gluten free, by using your favorite gluten-free all purpose baking flour. (I like Bob's Red Mill brand.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom